QUICK FACTS: Energy saving methods /Standards/Materials
Structural elements: wood-concrete composite structural system
Dimensions: 8 storeys, height 27 m, width 13 m, length 24 m
Floor space: individually rentable areas 100 m² - 1,600 m², reception area, storage areas on every floor
Façades system: modular, constructed from recycled metal, visible wooden supporting structure
Energy standard: passive house technology
Windows: triple glazing
Post date: 6 Sep 2013
Objective of the consultation:
Post date: 5 Aug 2013
A single-family house with a shared party wall between adjoining buildings which is comprised of a ground floor, first floor and basement for office and housing.
Post date: 30 May 2013
Post date: 1 Nov 2012
Post date: 27 Jun 2012
Zero Waste Scotland aims to drive innovation and change in the house-building market by supporting a development partner or partner group to demonstrate how resource efficiency measures can be included within the design and construction, and how this can contribute towards a resource efficient lifestyle for future occupants. The exemplar build will be required to meet the 2016 Scottish Building Standards.
Post date: 14 May 2012
To read the complete article, please click here.
Post date: 21 Dec 2011
The ‘roadmap to a resource-efficient Europe’ identifies the sectors – particularly food, housing and transport – that consume most resources and outlines how the region can grow while using fewer resources. The report looks at key natural resources like raw materials, metals, energy, biodiversity and water, which have been used to fuel economic growth as if they were inexhaustible.
To read the report, please go to the relevant BUILD UP publication here.
Post date: 23 Sep 2011
(Reuters) A roadmap to be unveiled by the EU's executive Commission next week will lay out the executive's thinking on targets and policy proposals for the EU to use resources more efficiently in the coming years, as the bloc struggles to ensure security of supply for energy and other raw materials.
Post date: 14 Sep 2011
In response to the need for more sustainable construction, new concepts, phrases, terms and expressions are being used in the construction industry across Europe. These concepts are aimed at improving the environmental, social and economic impact of the industry and its outputs.
Post date: 23 May 2011